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Relax Gaming Announces New Hires

Platform and casino games supplier Relax Gaming has recently announced two new industry executive hires not long after the launch of its partnership programmes. Shelley Hannah has been added to the operator as director of casino products, having previously worked as the head of framework products at NetEnt, as well as the head of delivery at Odobo. Uros Bohinc has ….

World Cup Boosts GVC Q3 Results

GVC Holdings has seen a 28% growth in their net gaming revenue as of the end of Q3 2018, which includes a 31% increase in their sports brands. The operator experienced the growth across all of their markets, and the figures for Q3 were increased largely by the World Cup. NGR was reported as being 30% ahead in Germany, 14% ….

Betsson and Microgaming Sign Bingo Deal

Microgaming has recently reached an agreement to start supplying online operator Betsson with a series of new online game. Part of the deal will see Betsson have complete access to all of Microgaming’s bingo selection, with the products expected to begin rolling out in Betsson’s Spanish, UK, and Scandinavian brands later this year, with more to follow in 2019. Along ….

Paddy Power Betfair Hit With £2.2 Million Fine

International online sports betting operator Paddy Power Betfair has been issued a £2.2 million fine from the UK for social responsibility and money laundering failures. The penalty was issued by the UK Gambling Commission, which had found the operator was failing to protect its customers, and to put a stop to stolen money being used for gambling. The UK Commission’s ….

Bettson Board Member Resigns

Tristan Sjoberg has announced his resignation from his position as part of the Betsson board of directors after he become embroiled in a tax dispute. The news has been confirmed publicly by the operator not long after rumours began to spread through the industry. Betsson, in a short statement to news outlets, explained that Sjoberg’s tax dispute is between him ….

Scientific Games Boosts Data Offering

Scientific Games has increased their stakes in the US sports data market by acquiring leading software provider Don Best Sports Corporation. Don Best operates as a real-time pricing and data supplier for sporting events that are held within the United States. The company has been around for more than two decades, and it currently working with more than 100 sportsbook ….

Swedish Regulator Licence Warning

Sweden’s official online gaming and sports betting regulator has issued a warning to potential licensees that they are at the risk of losing out on the launch of the new market at the beginning of next year. They explain that many applications have errors that may see them scrapped for a number of applicants. There have been 60 licence applications ….

Denmark Sees Growth Due To World Cup Betting

Denmark’s gambling market has seen massive growth over the summer thanks to betting done on the FIFA World Cup, as well as from the online casino industry. Figures that were recently released by regulator Spillenmynheden have shown that total revenue over the three months ending on June 30th had amounted to DDK 1.63 billion, which is an increase of 11.5% ….

SG Digital Reveals New CFO

Scientific Games has announced the new CFO of the supplier’s SG Digital division in the form of Alexander Ambrose. Ambrose’s previous positions include UK Finance Director at Playtech, Finance Director of Ash gaming, and his new role will see him focusing on growing SG Digital’s online sports betting and gaming sector. COO of SG Digital, Jason Walbridge, told reporters that ….

BetVictor Improves Online Security

BetVictor has recently added an extra layer of security authentication to all of their accounts, which has been done in response to a number of data breaches that have affected other major firms. The company has since added Two-Factor Authentication for all new and existing customer accounts, and that customers will be required to provide a special code that will ….